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Ascent

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Ascent by Jed Mercurio

Book Description

Yefgenii Yeremin is a flyer and he is a phantom. In the Korean War, he is the legendary ace dubbed 'Ivan the Terrible', shooting down more American jets than any other pilot in history. But the Soviet Union's involvement in Korea must be kept secret, so Yefgenii is exiled to a remote Arctic base, his name unknown, his victories uncelebrated. But in 1964, a man arrives from Moscow, from the Space Committee, in search of a volunteer prepared to sacrifice everything for his country...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099468523
ISBN-10: 0099468522
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Jed Mercurio

Ascent by Jed Mercurio Ascent, Hardback (September 2011)

Yefgenii Yeremin is a flyer and he is a phantom. In the Korean War, he is the legendary ace dubbed 'Ivan the Terrible', shooting down more American jets than any other pilot in history. But the Soviet Union's involvement in Korea must be kept secret, so Yefgenii is exiled to a remote Arctic base, his name unknown, his victories uncelebrated.

American Adulterer by Jed Mercurio American Adulterer, Paperback (March 2010)

Tells the story of the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who is a habitual womaniser.

Bodies by Jed Mercurio Bodies, Paperback (March 2003)

Inside every hospital there exists a world no outsider has been allowed to see, not even those who arrive there to begin careers in medicine. Into this plunges an idealistic young doctor who is about to lose all innocence in a world that long ago lost its sense of right or wrong.

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Author Biography - Jed Mercurio

Jed Mercurio's first novel, Bodies, was chosen as one of the five best debuts of 2002 by the Guardian. His adaptation won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama Series of 2005. His second novel, Ascent, was published in 2007 and his third, American Adulterer, in 2010.

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